Racial Justice Resources for Families


A Resource List for Talking With Children About Race and Racial Justice

Compiled by Debbie Gline Allen, Christian Education and Youth Ministry Consultant, Massachusetts Conference UCC 

 

Other Resources from the Web

 

Books

  • Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • Skin Again by Bell Hooks
  • The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
  • All the Colors We Are: The Story of How We Got Our Skin Color by Katie Kissinger
  • Goin’ Someplace Special by Patricia C. McKissack
  • Desmond and the Very Mean Word by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams
  • The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Let’s Talk about Race  by Julius Lester
  • Daddy, There’s a Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell
  • Peace is an Offering by Annette Le Box and Stephanie Graegin
  • The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler
  • Shades of People by Shelley Rotner
  • Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad? By Sandy Lynne Holman
  • Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Who Was Rosa Parks?  by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • Who Is Malala Yousafzai? by Dinah Brown and Andrew Thomson
  • Who Is Barack Obama? by Roberta Edwards
  • The March Trilogy (a graphic novel series) by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
  • The Skin I’m In by Sharon G. Flake
  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman